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Proposals to change protection levels of species under international trade at the next World Wildlife Conference available online

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Second international training workshop on improving CITES implementation for source codes and captive-bred and artificially propagated specimens concludes in El Salvador

Message for the next World Wildlife Conference - CITES CoP18

Ivonne Higuero, CITES Secretary-General

Statement by CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero

World Wildlife Day Living Oceans Film Showcase announced

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Focusing on marine species for the first time, the next World Wildlife Day is bound to make a splash

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First Meeting of Range States for the Joint CITES–CMS African Carnivore Initiative

The First Range State Meeting of the Joint CITES-CMS African Carnivore Initiative (ACI1) was held from 5 to 8 November 2018 in Bonn, Germany. It brought together representatives of 31 African countries that are range States to the four iconic carnivore species covered by the African Carnivore Initiative, namely the African lion (Panthera leo), cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), leopard (Panthera pardus) and African wild dog (Lycaon pictus).

Statement concerning a circular issued by China’s State Council on the use of rhinoceroses and tigers and their products

The CITES Secretariat has received queries from the media and the general public concerning a Circular issued by China’s State Council on Strictly Controlling the Operation and Utilization of Rhinoceros and Tigers and Their Products which was published by the Government of China on 29 October 2018.

CITES further recognized as a crucial conservation tool that benefits wildlife conservation and livelihoods of rural communities

Largest CITES and livelihoods workshop showcases CITES success stories from all 6 continents
 

Ivonne Higuero named as new CITES Secretary-General

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